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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mable

"Mable" is a name of English origin, and it means "Lovable. Abbreviation of Amabel". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name, a spelling variant of Mabel.

Notable Persons Named Mable

Mable John is a blues, rhythm, and gospel music singing. She plays Human voice. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1960 to 1960. Mable was born on November 3rd, 1930.

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Cosette Lee was an actress. She was most prominent from 1967 to 1974. Cosette was given the name Mable Cosette LeGassicke on July 10th, 1910 in Toronto. She breathed her last breath on September 19th, 1976.

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Mable Elmore is an MLA for Vancouver-Kensington. Mable was born in Langley, British Columbia (city).

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Mable Lee is a tap dance and tap dancer. She was most prominent from 1934 to 1934. Mable was born Mable Lee on August 2nd, 1921 in Atlanta.

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Mable was born on March 4th, 1875. She passed away on June 8th, 1929.

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How popular is the baby name Mable in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 83 83 0
1881 88 88 0
1882 125 125 0
1883 120 120 0
1884 139 139 0
1885 180 180 0
1886 187 187 0
1887 182 182 0
1888 209 209 0
1889 231 231 0
1890 247 247 0
1891 268 268 0
1892 279 279 0
1893 294 294 0
1894 332 332 0
1895 331 331 0
1896 367 367 0
1897 371 371 0
1898 356 356 0
1899 339 339 0
1900 506 506 0
1901 425 425 0
1902 483 478 5
1903 461 461 0
1904 486 486 0
1905 562 562 0
1906 510 510 0
1907 574 569 5
1908 566 566 0
1909 586 586 0
1910 684 679 5
1911 659 659 0
1912 919 919 0
1913 913 907 6
1914 1,081 1,081 0
1915 1,299 1,287 12
1916 1,527 1,520 7
1917 1,463 1,463 0
1918 1,602 1,593 9
1919 1,610 1,610 0
1920 1,589 1,579 10
1921 1,572 1,565 7
1922 1,629 1,620 9
1923 1,479 1,472 7
1924 1,522 1,517 5
1925 1,414 1,407 7
1926 1,398 1,388 10
1927 1,257 1,248 9
1928 1,164 1,152 12
1929 1,068 1,059 9
1930 991 978 13
1931 907 897 10
1932 917 908 9
1933 810 803 7
1934 769 761 8
1935 730 724 6
1936 719 712 7
1937 699 691 8
1938 641 641 0
1939 646 639 7
1940 589 589 0
1941 538 538 0
1942 577 577 0
1943 546 540 6
1944 436 436 0
1945 451 451 0
1946 474 474 0
1947 471 471 0
1948 419 419 0
1949 425 425 0
1950 356 356 0
1951 356 356 0
1952 323 323 0
1953 265 265 0
1954 246 246 0
1955 329 329 0
1956 249 249 0
1957 174 174 0
1958 198 198 0
1959 162 162 0
1960 162 162 0
1961 124 124 0
1962 130 130 0
1963 105 105 0
1964 106 106 0
1965 84 84 0
1966 80 80 0
1967 59 59 0
1968 52 52 0
1969 48 48 0
1970 45 45 0
1971 40 40 0
1972 34 34 0
1973 35 35 0
1974 34 34 0
1975 27 27 0
1976 26 26 0
1977 23 23 0
1978 20 20 0
1979 24 24 0
1980 29 29 0
1981 20 20 0
1982 27 27 0
1983 18 18 0
1984 15 15 0
1985 19 19 0
1986 11 11 0
1987 21 21 0
1988 13 13 0
1989 11 11 0
1990 11 11 0
1991 8 8 0
1992 13 13 0
1993 10 10 0
1994 6 6 0
1995 13 13 0
1996 12 12 0
1997 9 9 0
1998 8 8 0
1999 16 16 0
2000 31 31 0
2001 12 12 0
2002 11 11 0
2003 7 7 0
2004 10 10 0
2005 12 12 0
2006 20 20 0
2007 19 19 0
2008 17 17 0
2009 15 15 0
2010 17 17 0
2011 10 10 0
2012 21 21 0
2013 22 22 0
2014 22 22 0
2015 22 22 0
2016 31 31 0
2017 38 38 0

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Popularity of Mable as a first name

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Popularity of Mable as a last name

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Common last names for Mable

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • Wilson
  • Jackson
  • Thomas
  • White
  • Taylor
  • Harris
  • Anderson
  • Thompson
  • Lewis
  • Martin
  • Walker
  • Clark

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mable U.S.
  White 33.02% 64.26%
  African American 60.34% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.80% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.71% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mable

People with the last name Mable are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Mable

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  • How Popular is the name Mable? Mable is the 967th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mable was the 41,303rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mable have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 53,034 babies born with the first name Mable in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mable to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mable? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 83 new born babies.
  • When was Mable first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mable is Saturday, January 7th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Mable born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mable was in 1922 with a total of 1,620 babies. That's a lot of babies named Mable!
  • Random Mable Factoid: According to the 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mable ranks 74th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, 43 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1913.
  • Weird things about the name Mable: Your name in reverse order is Elbam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bemal. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mable? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 527 people with the last name Mable.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mable? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Mable as their last name since less than 1 person in 556k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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